Aliwan Fiesta is an annual event that gathers different cultural festivals of the Philippines in Star City Complex in Pasay City wherein contingents compete in dance parade and float competitions, as well as in a beauty pageant. The festival aims to showcase the different Filipino cultures and heritage not only to the people in Metro Manila but also to the rest of the world. The contingents, meanwhile, aim to promote their respective regions both economically and tourism-wise.
Baguio City representing the whole region of the Cordillera Showcased the beauty of the Panagbenga festival floating from Quirino Grand stand to Star City, storming the street with its amazing dance steps and its Unique costumes which is known as the tapiz(native skirt) and bahag(g-string). Which actually made the dance more Intriguing. Thousands of locals and guests gathered around to witness the Street Dance Parade.
Guest Post By Justine Farmson
Courtesy of the Baguio City Tourism Office